This week, we tackle the topic of illegal file sharing - basically online piracy. We've both got an interesting perspective on this, having grown up when this was a booming underground hobby. We discuss how file sharing has changed with technology over the years, from BBS's to cd burners to bit torrent.
(Retrospectical Podcast Episode 08: Online Piracy - Is Illegal Filesharing Stealing?)
We also have a big discussion about how we view this all in terms of it being stealing. There's lots of points of view on this subject, and we try to dig into all parts of it. We also discuss legal alternatives, both ones for pay and for free.